Lugosi's last on-camera interview from 1955. This shows him leaving the California State hospital after a 90-day morphine detox program. Lugosi was the first celebrity to go public with a drug addiction problem. He did this shortly after filming Ed Wood's "Bride of the Monster". In the interview he mentions looking forward to working with Wood again on "The Ghoul Goes West". However, the film was never made and Lugosi died of a heart attack a year later. Wood did shoot some... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vintage, horror, films, dracula, vampires, universal
A young medical student named inherits a broken down ranch/tourist attraction from his late uncle, and must turn a profit with the enterprise within six months in order to comply with the uncle's will and possess it fully. He invites a bunch of his hippie friends to start living on the property and brainstorm some ways to make "Callahan's Old West" a success. However, the ranch's caretaker warns the kids that an eerie spectral presence haunts the area, a headless horseman who rides... favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 70's Horror, B Movie, Cult Film
After a horror play's final performance, The Vampire roams the theater. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Edward D. Wood Jr. Ed Wood, Final Curtain, Plan 9 From outer Space, Bride of the Monster, Glen or...
Boooo! And welcome back to everyone’s favorite place to kill – in more ways than one – a dark and dreary evening of Halloween tricks and treats. In celebration of our favorite horror holiday, we are happy to dig up two early 70’s corpses … err classics for your terror filled gore-ification. First up, after a few Al Adamson coming attractions and a ghostly cartoon, we present “Messiah of Evil”, a surprisingly good horror yarn about a town full of vampires (or are they smart... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: horror, sci fi, halloween, vampire, zombies
A mad scientist is conducting experiments with evolution on the locals deep in the rural swamps of Texas. Listed as PD http://www.archive.org/post/285670/are-these-public-domain Mystic Nights Videos favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: John Agar, Francine York, Jeff Alexander, Shirley McLine, Mystic Nights Videos
This tells the story of an American private detective who inherits a large estate in South Africa. When he arrives he finds himself a hunted man. He discovers that his land is being used as a plantation for international drug smugglers. This TV schedule filler was shot in South Africa by 20th Century Fox's South African studio, Killarney Studios. The film was written and directed by George Montgomery but the screen credits an alias, Douglas K Stone. This film marks the only acting appearance of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Drugs, Smuggling, Assassination, organised crime, South Africa, Tippi Hedren, George Montgomery
The 2am Theater takes us back to those wonderful days of yesteryear when folks were digging bomb shelters in their back yards, "duck & cover" was all the rage and Joe McCarthy and friends were screaming the reds are taking over the US from within. Enjoy. (Don't be surprised if you are reminded of the current presidential campaign.) Our night of thrilling terror begins with the trailer for "Panic in Year Zero," which tells us all we need to survive the coming nuclear... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 2am Theater, double feature, red scare, cold war, sputnik, nuclear terror, Peggie Castle, Gerald...
This is an improved, widecreen version of Antonio Margheriti's "Battle of the Worlds" ("Il pianeta degli uomini spenti") starring Claude Rains. Battle of the WorldsFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaPianeta degli uomini spenti, IlTheatrical release posterDirected byAntonio MargheritiProduced byThomas SagoneScreenplay byEnnio De ConciniStory byEnnio De ConciniStarringClaude RainsBill CarterMusic byMario MigliardiCinematographyRaffaele MasciocchiEdited byMario... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Antonio Margerhiti, Anthony Dawson, Italian Sci-Fi, Gamma One
Long Chaney stars as Satan in this three part story based on a collection of episodes from the never-aired TV series No. 13 Demon St.. The Devil sends his reluctant messenger to the surface to recruit new souls. Once in Hell; the damned are instructed to prepare for the delivery of Satan's horrifying "final message" to earth. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topic: Horror
Incredibly stupid and silly sci-fi flick about a dorky young man who starts to investigate UFO's and then hears strange noises coming from a local lake where it was reported decades earlier that a spaceship crashed. favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topic: Sci-Fi
From the IMDb: "The credits on the version of this movie which exists today are actually for the movie "Mad Doctor of Blood Island" and bear no relation to this film. This comes from when they were originally intended to be released as a double feature. "Contrary to popular belief, this film was not directed by Kenneth G. Crane, was not made in 1970, was not produced by Toei Company, and was not titled "The Double Garden". It was originally filmed in 1966 as... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Sci-Fi, Horror, B-Movie
It's supposed to be cutting edge science: a diving bell that can descend the depths of the ocean. However, when a cable snaps, the crew fears that they may perish inside. After the crew leaves the bell to explore, they soon find a large network of caves and a survivor who has been there for over a decade. The survivor reveals the horrible truth: there is no way to get out of the caves. Or is there a way? You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. favoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: underwater, cavern, 1950s
A spaceship on a mission to Venus uncovers an increasingly sinister secret. You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: sci-fi, venus, space travel
The Chinese have developed a doomsday device and the U.S. fears the will use it. A manned mission to Venus is stepped up. At the last minute three of the male crew are replaced with three female crew members. Once they are on there way to Venus the reason becomes apparent. Mystic Nights Videos favoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Bobby Van, Ruta Lee, Mala Powers, James Craig, Grant Williams, Henry Wilcoxon, Lori Scott,...
One of Larry Buchanan's first films, so don't expect the polish and complex character interactions of his later work, like "Mars Needs Women" or "Zontar, the Thing from Venus." favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Larry Buchanan, schlock
In this sci-fi film a loony farmer finds a prehistoric monster hiding in a cavern on his land. To feed his newest critter, the farmer kidnaps three people. The three desperately try to escape and finally, one of them succeeds. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topic: it's alive,sci-fi,monster,horror
This one's about strange women who love their men to death, literally! Maybe the fact that there's a research facility doing top secret experiments might have something to do with the suspicious deaths. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: horror, scifi, feature films
Jail Bait (1954) Directed by Edward D Wood Jr. A Howco Release A vicious criminal uses plastic surgery to escape the police.This movie features Steve Reeves (undubbed). This is the original version of the film released in 1954. This film was registered for copyright (1954 LP3883) and never renewed. It entered the public domain on 1 January 1983. favoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Edward D Wood Jr, Mystery, Crime Thriller, Steve Reeves, Delores Fuller, Lyle Talbot, Ed Wood
Atmospheric 60s B-horror film with a cult following. Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around with two friends but everything goes wrong when challenged to a drag race and their car gets forced off of a bridge. The car sinks into the murky depths, and all three women are assumed drowned. Some time later Mary emerges unscathed from the river. She tries to start a new life by becoming a church organist but Mary finds herself haunted by a ghostly figure that instills fear and dread into... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 41 reviews ) Topics: Thriller, Horror
D.O.A. (1950) is a film noir drama film directed by Rudolph Maté, considered a classic of the stylistic genre. The frantically-paced plot revolves around a doomed man's quest to find out who has poisoned him – and why – before he dies. The film begins with a scene called "perhaps one of cinema's most innovative opening sequences" by a BBC reviewer. The scene is a long, behind-the-back tracking sequence featuring Frank Bigelow (O'Brien) walking through a hallway into a police... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 54 reviews ) Topics: suspense, film noir, pdmovies